Topic: U.S. Advocacy

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Feb 13, 2024

HIAS “Profoundly Disappointed” by Mayorkas Impeachment

Feb 13, 2024

HIAS “Profoundly Disappointed” by Mayorkas Impeachment HIAS is condemning the impeachment of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas by the U.S. House of Representatives.

Dec 21, 2023

Understanding New York’s Migrant “Crisis” — and How to Help

Dec 21, 2023

A bus, carrying the migrants from Texas, arrives in Port Authority bus station in New York. HIAS experts say New York isn't facing a "migration crisis", but a lack of coordination and resources. HIAS is helping new arrivals, and you can too.

Dec 10, 2023

Settlement with Families Separated at the Border a Critical First Step

Dec 10, 2023

Settlement with Families Separated at the Border a Critical First Step HIAS welcomes the approval of the federal government’s settlement with thousands of families who were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border under the Trump administration in 2017 and 2018.

Dec 8, 2023

White House Must Reject Funding Compromises That Endanger Asylum Seekers

Dec 8, 2023

White House Must Reject Funding Compromises That Endanger Asylum Seekers HIAS is deeply alarmed by reports that the Biden administration is considering new restrictions on asylum and expanded deportation processes in an effort to reach an agreement to keep funding for Israel and Ukraine in a supplemental funding bill. 

Nov 29, 2023

HIAS Renews Call on Congress to Reject Anti-Asylum Proposals in Funding Negotiations

Nov 29, 2023

HIAS Renews Call on Congress to Reject Anti-Asylum Proposals in Funding Negotiations HIAS is watching with deepening concern as Congress moves toward sacrificing fundamental asylum norms in its effort to reach a spending agreement that would ensure continued support for Ukraine. 

Nov 20, 2023

HIAS Joins Call for TPS Designation for Israelis, and for Palestinians from Gaza and the West Bank

Nov 20, 2023

HIAS Joins Call for TPS Designation for Israelis, and for Palestinians from Gaza and the West Bank Eight national, Jewish organizations urged President Biden and DHS Secretary Mayorkas to designate Israel for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and/or authorize Israelis for Deferred Enforced Departure (DED). They are encouraged by reports that the Department of Homeland Security is considering designating TPS for Palestinians from Gaza and the West Bank.

Nov 20, 2023

HIAS Remembers the Late Rosalynn Carter and Her Work for Refugees

Nov 20, 2023

HIAS Remembers the Late Rosalynn Carter and Her Work for Refugees HIAS mourns the death of Rosalynn Carter and praises the former First Lady for her work on behalf of refugees. 

Nov 8, 2023

Congress Must Reject Anti-Asylum Measures in Budget Proposals

Nov 8, 2023

Congress Must Reject Anti-Asylum Measures in Budget Proposals As Congress continues its work ahead of the November 17th deadline to prevent a partial shutdown of the federal government, HIAS is sounding the alarm about anti-asylum proposals that would be damaging not only for the people seeking safety, but also for communities around the United States, and for the nation’s historic leadership role when it comes to welcoming refugees. 

Oct 2, 2023

HIAS: Asylum Seekers and Humanitarian Assistance Must Be Prioritized in Long-Term Government Funding

Oct 2, 2023

HIAS: Asylum Seekers and Humanitarian Assistance Must Be Prioritized in Long-Term Government Funding HIAS is relieved that Congress averted a shutdown of the federal government with the passage of a short-term funding bill Saturday night. At the same time, the organization continues to call on lawmakers to protect humanitarian assistance, and urges them not to compromise the rights of refugees or asylum seekers as they work to reach agreement on a final funding package. 

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